Archive - 2005
Zimbabwe's Sean Farrell produced the fireworks with a course record eight-under-par 63 to lead the first round of the Sunshine Tour's R500,000 MTC Namibian PGA Championship in Windhoek on October 13.
Zimbabwe's Sean Farrell produced a stunning front nine 30 on his way to a course record 63 to move into the early lead in round one of the Sunshine Tour's MTC Namibian PGA Championship at Windhoek Golf Club on October 13.
Namibia's Trevor Dodds makes an emotional return to his native fairways when he tees it up on the Sunshine Tour for the first time in four years in the MTC Namibian PGA Championship on October 13.
The four-time Sunshine Tour winner joins another golfing great, Fulton Allem, the 1987 and 1990 SA PGA champion and three-time PGA Tour winner, as the two biggest names in this week's Sunshine Tour event at the Windhoek Country Club.
A dramatic extra time goal gave Namibia a 2-1 victory against Nigeria, and a bronze medal at the Africa Cup of Nations hockey tournament on October 8.
In the play-off for the bronze medal, Namibia took a first half lead through a fine field goal by Janine Davin.
Namibia?s men?s team were hammered 12-0 by South Africa in their final African Cup of Nations hockey match on October 7.
It was Namibia?s fourth consecutive loss at the event and ended all hopes they had of making the play-offs for the top three positions.
Namibia?s women?s team drew 1-all against Nigeria on October 6 to keep their medal hopes alive at the Africa Cup of Nations Hockey Tournament in Pretoria, South Africa.
Chantelle de Gouveia put Namibia ahead in the first half when she scored from Silke Pennefather?s short corner.
Namibia?s chances of winning a medal in the men?s competition of the African Cup of Nations Hockey Championships disappeared on October 5 when they lost 5-0 to Ghana.
It was Namibia?s third successive loss and with their final match scheduled for October 7 against the log leaders, South Africa, Namibia will most probably finish the tournament without a point.
Namibia?s most successful professional golfer Trevor Dodds will be amongst the participants for this year?s MTC Namibian PGA which takes place at the Windhoek Golf and Country Club on October 13 ? 15.
MTC announced a sponsorship of N$200 000 for the annual Namibia Sport Award function which takes place at the Windhoek Country Club on October 28.
At the announcement on October 6, the finalists in the various categories were also announced. They are as follows:
Three new age group records were established at the National Age Group Gala in Swakopmund on October 1.
14-year old Byron Briedhann rewrote the record books when he broke the 100m butterfly record of 1:03.43 held by Ricardo Eerenstein, one of the longest standing age group records. What started out as a challenge between Byron and master swimmer Alex Skinner to break the 1.06.00 margin, ended as a big surprise for everyone when Byron clocked in a sensational time of 1:02.88.